3 Tips for Recruiting Gen Z

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As Gen Z enters the workforce, they’re looking for fair pay, remote/hybrid options, robust benefits, and healthy work environments. When it comes to recruiting Gen Z, you need to go above and beyond what you’ve done in the past. That includes showcasing what’s unique about your workplace culture and using different avenues to grab the… Read more »

20 Top Recruiting Podcasts for HR Pros

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Recruiting podcasts are a great way to stay updated on the latest talent acquisition. To save you time searching, I put together this list of 20 recruiting podcasts to listen to right now. Let’s get started: The Contract Recruiter Podcast In this recruiting podcast, Eloise Sutton-Kirkby takes you on a global tour of contract recruitment…. Read more »

5 Tips to Attract Top Talent with “Website Job Descriptions”

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Effective recruitment involves many tactics, tools, and methods. The job description is one of the most essential elements of effective talent acquisition. When structured, optimized, and written well, a “website job description” (aka a JD on your career site) drives your recruitment process forward and inspires the best talent to apply for your roles. Here… Read more »

6 Reasons Why Salary is the #1 Lever to Attract Talent [+ keep them!]

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In an increasingly competitive job market, transparency about your salary offers helps boost your chances of attracting (and retaining) top talent.  Not sure why? Here are 6 reasons why salary is important to attract candidates:  1. Salary info attracts highly-qualified candidates  A Fairygodboss study on How 2020 Changed the Job Search Landscape shows:  “60% of… Read more »

7 of the Best Books for Recruiters [to Boost Applies & Build Culture]

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Do you have the important role of finding the best talent for your biz? And want to stay up-to-date on the latest hiring trends? One of the best ways to do it is by reading the best books for recruiters written by HR pros. Here are 7 I found to help give you a strategic… Read more »

4 Examples of Employer Branding Solutions

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Creating solid employer branding (EB) is essential. Why? “95% of candidates identify a company’s reputation as a key consideration when exploring new career opportunities” (source: KRG) Here are 4 employer branding solutions to set you up for success. Plus 4 successful EB examples for inspiration. Let’s get started. 1. Ongig – For Effective and Inclusive… Read more »

7 Tips for Removing Bias from Recruitment

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Companies that build and promote inclusive culture reap the benefits of a diverse workforce. Building a diverse team starts with removing bias from recruitment. Here are 7 tips on how to do it:   1. Create an inclusive company culture Removing unconscious bias shouldn’t just be limited to recruitment.  To reap the benefits of a… Read more »

Hiring for Diversity: 7 Must-Read Books for Recruiters in 2022

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As a recruiter, your job is multi-layered. It expands far beyond the scope of just “hiring people.” Effective recruiters seek out qualified candidates, assist with arranging interviews, negotiate salaries, review resumes, advise clients, and stay on top of current labor laws. But most recruiters say hiring for diversity is key to achieving high-performing company goals…. Read more »

20 Impressive Milestones on the Resumes of HR Pros

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At Ongig, we love celebrating each other’s accomplishments. So we thought it would be fun to shout out 20 HR Pros with impressive milestones on their resumes (a.k.a their LinkedIn profile). We’re excited to see what they’ll add to their resume next. Disclaimer: These successful folks were recommended to us through LinkedIn Sales Navigator. Here’s… Read more »

The Worst Hiring Mistakes Recruiters Make [on LinkedIn]

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LinkedIn is a powerful tool for recruiters – but only if you use it correctly. A LinkedIn recruiting study from Passport Photo Online found most recruiters are making common mistakes that doom their recruitment efforts before they even start. In this article, we’ll look at some of the worst hiring mistakes recruiters make on LinkedIn…. Read more »

What Post-Pandemic “Inclusive Working” means for Employers & Employees

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The pandemic introduced us to several work policies: remote work, hybrid work, and work from anywhere. As many countries lift health restrictions, they’re encouraging workers to return to the office (to avoid management complexity and lift business performance from hybrid work). Will hybrid or remote work come to an end? Will a new work culture… Read more »

3 Tips for Creating an Inclusive Recruitment Campaign

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If you want to build a magnetic employer brand and access a large talented pool of candidates, you’ll need to focus on diversity and inclusivity. When you’re creating a new inclusive recruitment campaign, there are key pieces that improve your chances of attracting top talent. Here are 3 tips I find most useful (to help you… Read more »

25 Funny Recruiter Memes

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What’s life without a good laugh? I put together this list of 25 recruiter memes too funny, and true, not to share. I hope you enjoy it! Linkedin Recruiter Memes Let’s kick off this list with a hot topic for most recruiters: LinkedIn! Funny recruiter memes about candidates These funny recruiting memes are all about… Read more »

Amazon Hires 1,400 People a Day [8 Tips on How They Do It]

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The Amazon high volume hiring spree continues. The e-commerce giant now hires 1,400 people a day. “Amazon added 427,300 employees between January and October, pushing its work force to more than 1.2 million people globally, up more than 50 percent from a year ago.” — The New York Times Here are 8 tips on how Amazon… Read more »

Top 7 Tips for Recruiting Veterans

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Did you know veterans are 37% more likely to be underemployed than non-veterans according to the NY Times?  Here are 7 tips we found for recruiting veterans: 1. Set goals for recruiting veterans Setting a diversity goal is key if you want to get results for recruiting veterans. The great thing about setting goals for hiring… Read more »